Mesa 18.2.5 Brings Fixes For Direct3D 9 State Tracker, RADV Vulkan Driver
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 15 November 2018 at 08:38 AM EST. 1 Comment
MESA --
For those sticking to the Mesa stable release train, Mesa 18.2.5 is now available ahead of the Mesa 18.3 quarterly feature release due out in the weeks ahead.

As is the case for Mesa point releases, Mesa 18.2.5 is geared to deliver the latest bug/regression fixes. this 18.2.5 release has around three dozen changes, including fixes for the Gallium "Nine" D3D9 state tracker when using its thread-submit functionality, Meson build system updates, RADV Vulkan driver fixes, and also some basic fixes/tweaks to the common NIR, Mesa, and Intel code. There is no particular standout prominent fixes unless you were personally affected by one of the bugs.

The complete list of Mesa 18.2.5 changes can be found via Mesa-dev.

Mesa 18.3.0 is due out around the end of November with its many new features while the first point release (Mesa 18.3.1) should be here before Christmas.
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